Northern Star Resources Limited engages in the exploration, development, mining, and processing of gold deposits in Australia.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$9.27|
|52 Week High||AU$8.99|
|52 Week Low||AU$17.03|
|1 Month Change||-1.49%|
|3 Month Change||-6.36%|
|1 Year Change||-37.66%|
|3 Year Change||6.31%|
|5 Year Change||106.92%|
|Change since IPO||4,113.66%|
Recent News & Updates
|NST||AU Metals and Mining||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: NST underperformed the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 10% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NST underperformed the Australian Market which returned 27% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: NST is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: NST's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Northern Star Resources Limited engages in the exploration, development, mining, and processing of gold deposits in Australia. It also sells refined gold. The company holds interests in the Pogo, Kalgoorlie, KCGM, Jundee, Thunderbox, and Carosue Dam operations, as well as Paulsens, Tanami, and Bronzewing projects.
Is Northern Star Resources undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: NST (A$9.27) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$24.29)
Significantly Below Fair Value: NST is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NST is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.5x) compared to the Australian Metals and Mining industry average (12.1x).
PE vs Market: NST is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.5x) compared to the Australian market (18.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: NST's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NST is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (2.7x).
How is Northern Star Resources forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: NST's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-5.8% per year).
Earnings vs Market: NST's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-5.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: NST's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: NST's revenue (11.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (5.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: NST's revenue (11.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: NST's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6.4%).
How has Northern Star Resources performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NST has a large one-off gain of A$1.7B impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: NST's current net profit margins (37.4%) are higher than last year (13.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NST's earnings have grown significantly by 30.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: NST's earnings growth over the past year (299.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (30.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: NST earnings growth over the past year (299.7%) exceeded the Metals and Mining industry 43.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: NST's Return on Equity (12.9%) is considered low.
How is Northern Star Resources's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NST's short term assets (A$1.8B) exceed its short term liabilities (A$771.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: NST's short term assets (A$1.8B) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$2.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NST's debt to equity ratio (8.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: NST's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.03% to 8.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: NST's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (163.6%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if NST's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Northern Star Resources's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: NST's dividend (2.05%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.3%).
High Dividend: NST's dividend (2.05%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.41%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: NST has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: NST's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (16.6%), NST's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: NST's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (47.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Stuart Tonkin (45 yo)
Mr. Stuart Peter Tonkin, BEng (Hons) has been the Chief Executive Officer at Northern Star Resources Limited since October 29, 2016. He has been Managing Director and Director of Northern Star Resources Li...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Stuart's total compensation ($USD2.00M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD2.29M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Stuart's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: NST's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: NST's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: NST insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 57.1%.
Northern Star Resources Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Northern Star Resources Limited
- Ticker: NST
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Gold
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$10.793b
- Shares outstanding: 1.16b
- Website: https://www.nsrltd.com
Number of Employees
- Northern Star Resources Limited
- 388 Hay Street
- Level 1
- Western Australia
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/18 08:03|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/17 00:00|
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